In this post, we tackle one of the major factors influencing a publisher’s revenue – how they implement the Chitika ad code in terms of page position and unit size. Due to the differences in behavior between sets of audiences, the optimum settings for maximizing ad revenue can vary drastically between website types.
For our premium advertisers, including those that provide us with Rich Media/display inventory, we’re able to deliver their best ads to sites with traffic representing the greatest proverbial bang for the buck – our Gold-level publishers. With Gold-level publishers recieving our highest-value ads in terms of CPM, how can a publisher move up the tiers?
We all know the realtor’s mantra “location, location, location” when referring to what makes property desirable. It doesn’t matter if you have the biggest, most beautiful house on the block; no one will want to buy it if its next to the dump!
Apple’s CFO Peter Oppenheimer cited Chitika Insights’ most recent smartphone and tablet usage statistics on its Q4 2013 earnings call – the fourth time over the past year that the company has referenced Chitika Insights data in a public-facing announcement.
This week a group of Chitikans took a few hours away from optimizations, analytics and modeling to get our hands dirty for a good cause --- literally! We packed up our paintbrushes and power tools last Wednesday and joined forces with local MetroWest Habitat for Humanity to help build a new duplex for two local families.
Anyone who has ever been to an event at Chitika’s stateside headquarters knows that they’re packed with fun, interactive learning opportunities (like our Big Data Open House). But the Chitika office in Hyderabad, India didn’t want HQ to have all the fun, so they recently hosted their first event ever: a Creative Media Competition with plenty of networking thrown in.
Was Microsoft’s Surface tablet saved by the holidays? What will parents look for in the next generation of tablets for children? And what will 2014 bring to the tablet space? These are all questions Chitika’s Mobile Division General Manager answered in an interview for Bloomberg West Television.
Do you value your privacy? Of course you do – and so we! Which is why we were honored to have our privacy practices dissected and commended in a case study by the website All About Do Not Track.
What do you get when you bring together students, professors, Chitika employees, and other data-focused professionals around the Greater Boston area? Add in some free food, an open bar and plenty of opportunities to learn about data-driven engineering, and you have the Chitika Big Data Open House!
As much as we love holiday gatherings and treats around the office, the spirit of giving is what we love most about this time of year at Chitika.